Getting your video online. Tip #2

6 03 2011

By Richard Dodwell

 

Record a newsworthy scandal and upload (check your media law first).

Although stings in the press can carry heavy repercussions for journalists and undercover reporters who invade privacy law – the average man in the street recording on their mobile phone a famous fashion designer‘s racist rant in a bar is not necessarily subject to the same rules – particularly in light of the “public interest” of slurring Nazi insults at unsuspecting Parisians.  As online media grows into a world-wide phenomenon – across even the poorest countries – it is interesting to see short examples of seemingly amateur online video giving rise to worldwide  journalism coverage.

See scandalous example of John Galliano below, unaware an online video recording device (mobile phone with video capability) is within eye/earshot:

 

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7 03 2011
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